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Fertility & UAE

Dr. Bruce McLucas, Founder of the Fibroid Treatment Collective, was featured in this month’s issue of Interventional News. The article discusses the effectiveness of UAE in women with symptomatic fibroids who might want to have children in the future. According to the article, Dr. McLucas states, “We used to say that we should not perform […]

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Scientist continue to look for answers as to the cause and etiology of Uterine Fibroids. Learn more about the latest research regarding a genetic link to fibroids. A research team at the University of Helsinki, Finland, studied the genetic structure of fibroids by determining the sequence of all the more than 20, 000 human genes, […]

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Hysterectomy is one of the most common surgical procedures in women; however, research is beginning to show that there is a link with cardiovascular disease. On December 24, 2010 The European Heart Journal published an article written by Daniel Altman, et al. which declared that hysterectomy in women aged 50 years or younger substantially increases […]

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Wondering if those hot flashes are related to early menopause? Want to learn which medical tests you can request of your physician to diagnose early onset of menopause? Click here to find out. What tests should I ask my doctor for if I think I am going through early menopause? In the U.S., the average […]

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Dr. Bruce McLucas trains other gynecologists on how to perform Uterine Fibroid Embolization in Singapore and Hong Kong. Earlier this year, Dr. Bruce McLucas attended the Asia-Pacific Association for Gynecologic Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Therapy in Singapore to help train other gynecologists on how to perform uterine fibroid embolization using new simulation technology that will […]

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A recent article published by the AJOG looked at the results of women with fibroids who had either a hysterectomy or UAE. A commentary in the health section of the Reuters website talked about a recent study released by the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology (AJOG) which demonstrated comparable physical or mental quality of […]

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Dr. McLucas comments on a recent U.S. study about the effects of the ‘morning after’ progesterone contraceptive in shrinking fibroid tumors. A recent U.S. study published in the medical literature described the effects of the ‘morning after’ progesterone contraceptive in shrinking fibroid tumors.  While the drug is still experimental, this could be a welcome addition […]

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Did you know that a large percentage of women, like you, bare the burden of dealing with uterine fibroids? Continue reading to find out more facts about fibroids and the embolization procedure. Fibroids stand as a leading problem for a large portion of women. Up to 40 percent of women age 35 and older have […]

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A study released by the Society of Interventional Radiology proved that Uterine Fibroid Embolization fertility rates are comparable to myomectomy. A recent article released by the Society of Interventional Radiology demonstrated comparable fertility rates between the two primary uterus-sparing treatments widely available to treat fibroids: uterine fibroid embolization (UFE) and surgical myomectomy .  This information […]

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Fibroid treatment costs exceed $21 billion a year. Learn about the most cost effective and viable treatment options available to women suffering from troublesome fibroids. Uterine Fibroid Embolization was back in the spotlight in a recent NY Times article. Author Jane Brody gave a candid account of the experience of a close friend having trouble […]

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